Knightsbridge** E2 5c
[Unknown Climber enjoying the Winter sun, 2 kb]34m. A fine thin crack which is one of Millstone's classic E2s. Most people start by scrambling up Scoop Crack to the mid-height ledge. The steep and awkward lower corner-crack is best done early in the year before the ferns take over (HVS 5b). © ROCKFAX
FFA. Tom Proctor

Ticklists: ROCKFAX Eastern Grit: Top 500, Burbage, Millstone and Beyond Routes Graded List, London Wall Training List, Peak Rock/11/Gritstone in the Seventies., Cracks And Corners To Greatness.

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This climb is in 294 logbooks, and on 29 wishlists.

Overly windy. great route. hard crux.
benkelsey - Lead O/S - 19/Oct/14 with Jem Greenway

Hidden - Lead O/S - 28/Sep/14

Bob led, pulled ropes then I led.
Ollie B - Lead β - 21/Sep/14 with B.Brewer

Hidden - Lead O/S - 07/Sep/14

Excellent route, will come back and try again.
MD - TR dog - 31/Aug/14 with Richard H

Great route, felt easy for E2, just one slightly tricky move
dannyboy83 - Lead O/S - 03/Aug/14 with Lena

Looking up at the upper crack from the ground, makes it look about E5, but when you get up there you realise that there are holds and decent gear. Found the crux really difficult, probably due to shoddy footwork. Eventually got the crux moves after a few rests. Will be back for a clean ascent soon.
Leo Woodhead - Lead dog - 03/Aug/14 with Jim Rogers

Chris Reid - Lead - 03/Aug/14 with Rob Muirhead

E1 6a?? Aided crux, absolutely desperate
ashtond6 - Lead - 05/Jul/14

Hannes B - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/14 with Daz

Failed on crux of this last year. Glad to lead it clean today. Excellent route. Tough crux for 5c.
climberchristy - Lead rpt - 21/Jun/14 with Ben Cole

Felt a bit too knackered and weak.. bummer.
Guy Atkinson - 2nd dnf - 16/Jun/14 with Pete

Rachel Slater - Lead O/S - 11/Jun/14 with James Oswald

Another route that I fell off that day having cleanly done before.... Ace, silly mistake from me.
James Oswald - 2nd dog - 11/Jun/14 with Rachel Slater

John Gale - 2nd β - 06/Jun/14

bwestwood - Lead - 31/May/14

saw a mate on it last week but couldnt really see anything so a smidge of beta. Found the crux 'ard.
deacondeacon - Lead O/S - 31/May/14

jwpil - 2nd rpt - 31/May/14 with Deacon

Chris Reid - Lead - 30/May/14 with Lissy Manners

Hidden - 2nd - 30/May/14

Great climbing, good lower crack then a hard crux with small footholds & crimps. Ace
James Oswald - Lead O/S - 21/May/14 with John Bramwell

With HVS first pitch, ran together to make it a long tough single pitch. Excellent however.
jwpil - Lead O/S - 16/May/14 with Andy Peak 1, Deacon

Hidden - 2nd - 05/May/14

Might have to lead this, need to work on endurance (and my head).
slacky - 2nd rpt - 05/May/14 with Ben Abell

Hidden - Lead O/S - 03/May/14

Crux felt easy today
ashtond6 - 2nd rpt - 02/May/14

Hidden - Lead rpt - 02/May/14

Hidden - 2nd dog - 27/Apr/14

tim newton - Lead O/S - 15/Apr/14 with patrick green

jshields - Lead - 29/Mar/14 with Jeff Ingman, Ed James

Hidden - Lead dog - 02/Feb/14

beautiful crux
ashtond6 - 2nd - 02/Feb/14

Frank the Husky - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

mike mo - 2014

David Smith - 2014

Brannock - Lead - 29/Sep/13

Brilliant technical climbing with good rests in between tricky sections. Came very close to fluffing up the crux but just managed to get through it - phew!
David Kay - Lead O/S - 21/Sep/13 with Moritz Lesserman, Pete Dalzell

Hidden - 2nd dog - 21/Sep/13

Andrew Wilson - Lead O/S - 14/Sep/13 with jon stewart

Lenny - Lead - 08/Sep/13 with Kev

ashtond6 - 2nd - 31/Aug/13

Hardcore Pat - Lead O/S - 18/Aug/13 with Matt Tregellas

Excellent. Was glad to have the chance to second this.
treg - 2nd - 18/Aug/13 with Patrick

Lead clean with 5b crack at the bottom,
Andy Peak 1 - Lead β - 26/Jun/13 with Simon huges

In one from the ground
Si dH - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/13 with Neil Furniss

Decided to capitalise on my improved mindset from the previous Thursday nights indoor fall session so kept dropping off upon reaching a new piece of gear just to get confident with weighting the rope. This definitely helped settle my nerves and I got up the route far quicker and with less pump than most other E routes I've been on (the pump might have been due to the rests)!
MPSBunny - 2nd dog - 08/Jun/13 with John Brannock

1 Fall, really good climbing, more like a slab.
Brannock - Lead dog - 08/Jun/13

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Jun/13

JulesV - Lead rpt - 26/May/13

Pippa - 2nd - 25/May/13 with Jamie Thornley

mountain_jay - Lead - 25/May/13 with Pippa Froggatt

sparkass - Lead RP - 06/Apr/13 with Stuart Inchly

stuart34 - 2nd - 06/Apr/13 with duncan

Hidden - 04/Mar/13

awsome
john lynch - Lead O/S - 04/Mar/13 with Joe Holden, ed luke

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Feb/13

Nick Sillem - 2013

ejected - 2013

pie_eater_pete - Lead rpt - 06/Oct/12

Somerset swede basher - Lead O/S - 29/Sep/12 with Roxy, Rob

Hidden - Lead O/S - 01/Sep/12

Led in one pitch, which made for a varied route. Spent a while figuring out the moves on the top crackline, which proved easier than they looked. Sustained difficulties but with good enough rests in between.
Misha - Lead O/S - 28/Jul/12 with Ian W

Jake Young - 2nd O/S - 17/Jul/12 with Mike

bottom bit was desperate due to being wet and full of moss/ ferns really good top section
mwatson - Lead rpt - 17/Jul/12

fluffed the crux - which I found really hard for a move or two,
lithos - 2nd dog - 12/Jul/12 with Dan McK

Howard Lawledge - Lead O/S - 11/Jul/12 with Jack

Pulled on the runner at the crux. Pete led clean.
Tony Holdsworth - 2nd dog - 20/Jun/12 with Peter Harris

Andy Peak 1 - Lead - 20/Jun/12

A superb effort made by andy. Felt solid 6a in the baking sun. An air of desperation on the crux :)
Ed morris - 2nd O/S - 20/Jun/12 with Andy

tuftynick - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/12 with miles gibson

Hidden - Lead rpt - 06/Jun/12

clean seconding from start cleaning the gear feeling good on the moves then I hit the crux well... the small crimp section that stopped me in my tracks, maybe next time eh if I can work it out.
Reedymc - 2nd dnf - 04/Jun/12 with Tony Holdsworth

Couldn't see a way to do the crux without it being a lurch.
Tony Holdsworth - Lead dnf - 04/Jun/12 with Tom Reed

robal - Lead dnf - 22/May/12 with david lockwood

great route!
JamieSparkes - Lead O/S - 12/May/12

Put as "clean no falls" but actually one careless foot slip on crux. So not a clean lead but not dogging either. It would be useful to have a "1 fall straight back on" category between clean lead and dogging.
harold walmsley - Lead rpt - 27/Mar/12 with Colin Struthers

pie_eater_pete - Lead dog - 21/Mar/12

bwestwood - 2nd - 20/Mar/12 with pete sargeant

Perfect conditions.
Dave Foster - Lead rpt - 18/Mar/12 with Robin

Amazing moves on perfect rock in perfect conditions.
robin_hackney - 2nd rpt - 18/Mar/12 with Dave Foster

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/12

tom.e - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/12 with Luke Porter

maddy.c - Lead O/S - 2012

adie84 - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

Tony Kartawick - 2012

p2. Brilliant Climb, first Millstone experience. Will jump on the lead someday.
Oliver Branagan - 2nd O/S - 27/Nov/11 with Martin H

Absolutely gutted. Poor footwork, got too tired at the crux to reach the good hold. Good fall.
Daniel Heath - Lead dnf - 12/Nov/11

Daniel Heath - 2nd - 12/Nov/11

Had to go back after fluffing the crux a few weeks ago. Went fine this time.
Martin Haworth - Lead rpt - 06/Nov/11 with Andy

Well off the pace, can't believe I got this clean on the lead 3 years ago.
Andrew Sloan - 2nd dog - 06/Nov/11

Martin Haworth - Lead dog - 15/Oct/11 with Dave Smith, Guido

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 24/Sep/11

belay bunny turned bad - Lead rpt - 24/Sep/11 with loundsy

Finally!!! clean after several attempts. (09/Aug/11 - led but pulled on a draw at the crux after falling, 18/Aug/11 aborted lead at the crux after a fall in poor conditions, & 20/Sept/11 two falls at the crux but finally worked out a sequence for the crux, why did it take so long!) More pleasing too as it was done in poor extremely windy conditions, I almost got blown off several times.
Graeme Hammond - Lead rpt - 21/Sep/11 with Richard Williams

Hidden - 2nd rpt - 10/Sep/11

So chuffed to get this clean. A few stiff moves - felt like bouldering with a rack!
robin_hackney - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/11 with Si

Felt straightforward up until the crux. Attempted it a few times but failed.
stuaart - 2nd dnf - 14/Aug/11 with Dave, Neil Redgrave

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Jul/11

Hidden - Lead rpt - 14/Jun/11

JRae - Lead - 01/Jun/11 with M Rankie

belay bunny turned bad - 2nd O/S - 25/May/11 with loundsy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 25/May/11

Hidden - Lead O/S - 19/May/11

Well pleased with this ascent. The crux (and it's a very definite one!!) is very tuff but I got gear placed above it which was a nice bonus. Led throughout inc bottom pitch which was dank but dry enough and quite nice
Cragrat Rich - Lead O/S - 19/May/11

magic route
Milne - 2nd O/S - 03/May/11 with dave saxby

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/11

alex thackway - 2nd - 18/Apr/11 with Cath, Ian c, Dave m

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Apr/11

cruxy! started raining/ hailing whilst jimmy was coming up.
spidey - Lead - 03/Apr/11 with Jimmy

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/Apr/11

pabbage - 2nd - 07/Mar/11

Hidden - Lead - 2011

Dan Mckinlay - 2011

Martin Haworth - Lead dog - 07/Nov/10 with Chris Gooder

Great route, annoyed to have taken one fall on the crux, tough move. Spent most my time trying to warm my hands up!
Jonathan Hall - Lead dog - 30/Oct/10 with Rob Middleton

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Oct/10

Quality fingery climbing with a hard pull at the crux
Mark Warnett - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/10

mark20 - Lead O/S - 07/Oct/10

Placed a couple of wires on the approach to the crack proper, which meant that once I got to the crack, I was very worried about all subsequent wires in the crack unzipping (if I fell). That combined with it starting to rain, resulted in me backing off (traversing right off the route) about 1/3-1/2 way up the crack. Oh well.
DavidR - Lead dnf - 19/Sep/10 with Holly Adamthwaite

Delicate and technical, not pumpy in the slightest. Height advantage came into play - again - on the crux. Wanted to do it for ages, well worth the wait. (Ab'd off and stripped gear so Si could lead as well, then seconded for gear)
Dave Foster - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10 with Si 2

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Sep/10

Hidden - 2nd - 27/Aug/10

Hard crux.
slacky - 2nd - 10/Aug/10 with Andes, Ben

matt_ringrose - 2nd - 08/Aug/10 with Matt Harding

highrepute - Lead O/S - 07/Aug/10

Joe Costello - 2nd O/S - 07/Aug/10 with James

Speeddemonsi - Lead O/S - 31/Jul/10

This was good
SGD - 2nd - 25/Jul/10 with Martin

found the crux hard but well protected. I fell several times but finally climbed through
nigel pearson - Lead dog - 11/Jul/10 with Robin

DorsetGareth - 2nd dog - 03/Jul/10 with Pip

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - Lead rpt - 29/Jun/10 with Ben Burns

geddicakes - 2nd O/S - 29/Jun/10 with Paul Phillips

Marti999 - Lead O/S - 20/Jun/10 with Anna

rikbattye - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/10

katyvose1 - Jun/10 with Paul Tattersall

Hidden - Lead O/S - 18/May/10

Hidden - Lead O/S - 13/May/10

Hidden - Lead - 07/May/10

markalmack - Lead O/S - 28/Apr/10 with gregg capon

Hidden - 2nd β - 28/Apr/10

vanderz - Lead O/S - 18/Apr/10 with Graham Plant

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Apr/10

Hidden - Lead - 10/Apr/10

samuel_w - 2nd dog - Apr/10

Pown - 2nd - 27/Mar/10

Hidden - 2nd - 21/Mar/10

Fell off the crux after taking ages to try and figure it out. Pulled ropes and went again from Ledge and got it more easily second go. Good route, tricky crux.
Dave Warburton - Lead G/U - 13/Mar/10 with Sean Jacobs

Seymore Butt - 2010

TonyF - Lead - 2010

Hidden - 2nd dnf - 2010

Too cold, too tired from bouldering and generally just a failure! Couldn't get my head around the feet at the crux, escaped and scrambled off. Then it rained some more. Not the best of days!
AlistairB - Lead dnf - 15/Nov/09 with Johan

Hidden - Lead O/S - 31/Oct/09

gordonday - Lead O/S - 10/Sep/09 with clive

Hidden - 2nd - 11/Jul/09

Jack00 - Lead O/S - 05/Jul/09 with Gary

Crux still felt hard, that first fingerlock you can reach sucks! Great route though. Previously dogged seconding Dan Feb/09, just about managed the crux then.
thomasadixon - Lead rpt - 18/Jun/09 with Graeme

2nd pitch only, one silly slip of a foot on the crux gurrr!
Graeme Hammond - 2nd dog - 18/Jun/09 with Thomas Dixon

Hidden - Lead rpt - 16/Jun/09

Had to pull on gear to get through the crux.
jcurley - 2nd dnf - 24/Apr/09 with Mike Buddle

Hidden - 2nd dog - 24/Apr/09

Hidden - AltLd dog - 18/Apr/09

Hidden - Lead O/S - 04/Apr/09

Failed to lead the first pitch, Neil then led it all in one (very good effort). On second, had one rest at the crux 2/3 of the way up (should have just slapped for a jug and Id have been alright). Very good route.
Si dH - 2nd dog - 04/Apr/09 with Neil Furniss

Pete Graham - Lead O/S - 01/Apr/09 with Matt Lloyd

Hidden - Lead O/S - 26/Mar/09

Dan 85 - Lead O/S - 20/Feb/09 with Tom D

chris sm - Lead rpt - 24/Oct/08 with Pippa Froggatt

Tim Steward - Lead O/S - 27/Aug/08 with Steve Cayzer

Finally climbed clean on 5th attempt!!!!
Andrew Sloan - Lead rpt - 17/Aug/08 with Martin Haworth

goi.ashmore - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/08 with James Rees

Slipped off a smear on crux: dark and cold! Pissed off.
Stig - 2nd dog - 19/Jun/08 with Goi

Franco Cookson OLD - Lead - 02/Jun/08 with Luke Hunt

Fell off the crux.
chris sm - Lead dog - 31/May/08 with Pippa Froggatt

Hidden - Lead dnf - 29/May/08

Luke Brooks - Lead O/S - 02/May/08 with Tom Wild

The HVS bit was a bit grim (finger locks behind shrubbery) and possibly the crux!
alaan - Lead O/S - 23/Apr/08 with Mat

mattyork2 - 2nd rpt - 23/Apr/08 with Alan Royle

fantastic route. Protection better than expected.
Martin Haworth - Lead β - 13/Apr/08 with Marek

Tried this 24/06/06 and fell about 4 times. today still found the crux proper desparate, gnarly.
Alex Mason - Lead rpt - 10/Feb/08 with andy gravestock

Scrambled up to the ledge to start. Led earlier in the day but one of our gang so had a little beta on gear placements.
kingholmesy - Lead β - 2008 with SJD

Hidden - Lead O/S - 14/Nov/07

4th failure this year!!!!!
Andrew Sloan - Lead dog - 20/Oct/07

Rested again at crux!!
Andrew Sloan - Lead dog - 27/Aug/07 with scott

pure class and quite tricky at E25c: many of the moves require some thought, the gear is fiddly and not always entirely convincing. exposure and a good position on the upper wall; a worthy equal to Regent Street albeit in a different style
ksjs - Lead O/S - 13/Aug/07 with mark

scullymammoth - 2nd dog - 06/Aug/07 with Alex Hughes

dan gibson - Lead O/S - 05/Aug/07 with john singleton

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH - 2nd O/S - 03/Aug/07 with Mike Hayes

Very hard second pitch!
Mr Sparkle - AltLd O/S - 02/Aug/07 with John Nightingale

Hidden - Lead dnf - 31/Jul/07

Andrew Sloan - Lead dog - 29/Jul/07

mattyork2 - 2nd - 17/Jun/07 with Ally Smith

Ben1983 - Lead O/S - 02/Jun/07

Hidden - Lead O/S - Jun/07

bfreeman - Lead - May/07 with Steve R

Coel Hellier - Lead - 26/Apr/07

Jus - Lead O/S - 14/Apr/07

1 fall on 5b lower pitch and 1 rest at 5c crux.
Andrew Sloan - Lead dog - 09/Apr/07 with Richard

Nicos - Lead O/S - 30/Jan/07 with rich howels

Rob Kennard - 2007

Richard White - 2007

Andrew Sloan - TR dog - 29/Oct/06

Hidden - Lead - 30/Sep/06

Jack Symmons - Lead - Sep/06 with Tom R

Ram MkiV - Lead O/S - 24/Jun/06 with Mick & Alex

Boy - 2006

shark - Lead rpt - 05/Nov/05 with Bruce Woodley

Dave Bond - Lead O/S - 02/Aug/05 with Simon Wren

Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe - 2005

Hidden - 2nd - 2005

Apharri - Lead O/S - Jun/04 with Andre Hedger

Onsite?
BruceW - 2nd O/S - 2004 with Al D.

Hidden - Lead O/S - 20/Jul/03

Hidden - Lead - 27/Aug/02

Hidden - 2002

Stone Muppet - Lead dog - 2002

Hidden - Lead RP - 21/Apr/01

led first pitch
Roget - AltLd rpt - 14/Apr/01

Hidden - 2nd - 01/Aug/00

Hidden - Lead O/S - 02/May/00

tlr - Lead - 2000

tuftynick - Lead - 2000

Tim M - Lead O/S - 2000

The Pylon King - Lead O/S - 2000

DafSWMC - 2nd - 13/Oct/99 with UMIST

Hidden - Lead β - 08/Mar/97

AB1965 - Lead O/S - 06/May/96

Hidden - 2nd - 09/Jul/95

Hidden - Lead - 15/Jun/95

Hidden - 2nd - 1995

Roget - Lead O/S - 30/Jul/94

Hidden - Lead dog - 12/Jul/94

Chris Ellis - Lead dog - 01/Aug/93 with Rachel Nicolson

ste_d - Lead O/S - 12/May/93 with mik

mikedelderfield - AltLd O/S - 12/May/93 with Steven Delderfield

Hidden - Lead - 27/Apr/93

Stoney Boy - Lead O/S - 14/Mar/93 with Jim Kelly, Bob Marks

NickJH - Lead O/S - Sep/92 with H Gott

Hidden - Lead - 11/Apr/92

craig d - 1992

neilh - Lead - 25/Sep/91 with mark griffiths, dave croker

Hidden - Lead - 22/Aug/91

Hidden - 2nd - 07/Jul/91

Gambit - Lead O/S - Aug/90 with OlI

Hidden - Lead O/S - May/90

Nick Rundall - 2nd O/S - 1990

mark-abz - Lead - 26/Nov/89 with Sheena

charlesmfrench - Lead O/S - 15/Jun/89 with Tony Lewis

Also climbed it with Richie Johnson about this time.
Sean Kelly - Jun/89 with Martin Mandel

Hidden - Lead - 16/May/89

Hidden - Lead - 24/Mar/89

Rich Kirby - Lead - 1989 with Will (S. Williamson)

phardman - Lead O/S - 01/Oct/88 with John Lloyd

Hidden - AltLd - 08/Jun/88

phardman - 2nd O/S - 21/May/88 with John Lloyd

Hidden - Lead - 17/Apr/88

Hidden - 2nd - 31/Aug/87

shark - Lead - 20/May/87

Dave Musgrove - AltLd - 20/May/87 with Kim Greenald

Billg - 2nd - 16/Apr/87 with Liam Grant

steve taylor - Lead - 1987

GordonHart - Lead O/S - 1987

Hidden - 1987

sadams - Lead - Sep/86 with Mark Bonham

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Aug/86

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jul/86

Hidden - Lead dog - 26/Jun/86

Mike Owen - 18/Sep/85 with Simon King

John Marsland - 2nd - 06/Jul/85 with Eduardo Martinez

Hidden - 2nd - 08/Jun/85

Alan James - UKC and UKH - Lead - 18/Apr/85

andy gittins - 1985

GuyM - 1985

Hidden - 1985

shark - 2nd dog - 25/Jun/84 with Dave Marsh

Bruce Kerr - 2nd - 07/Apr/84 with Rab Young

Tom V - Lead - 1984 with Glenn Watson

Gezzer - Lead O/S - 1983 with Merv Dudley

Ian Jones - Lead - 1982 with John Mayers, Rich Lewis etc

Hidden - 2nd - 15/Apr/81

Mark Kemball - 2nd - 15/Feb/81 with Bill Mckee, Steve Finch

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1981

KRB - Lead O/S - 19/Jun/80 with Mike Bridges

Hidden - Lead O/S - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

jasper11 - 1980

paul__in_sheffield - Lead - 1980

Al Evans - 1976

Hidden - Lead dog - 01/Jul/69

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